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Taxon: Coffea arabica L.

Genus: Coffea
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Ixoroideae tribe: Coffeeae.
Nomen number: 300141
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:172. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 04-Jun-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Jan-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • Arabian coffee   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • arabica coffee   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • coffee   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • coffeetree   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English
  • koffieboom   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • caféier d'Arabie   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Arabicakaffee   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • arabischer Kaffeebaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • arabischer Kaffeestrauch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Bergkaffee   (Source: S. Reichel, p.c.) – German
  • Kaffeestrauch   (Source: S. Reichel, p.c.) – German
  • caféeiro   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • café   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cafeiro   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cafeto arábico   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • cafeto de Arabia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • arabiskt kaffe   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia [s.w.]; Sudan [s.e.]
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya [n.e.]

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Africa
  • sometimes naturalized in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Reunion
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java
  • widely cultivated in tropics

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Coffea arabica L.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?300141 (24 April 2014)

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